angular

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin angularis, from angulus (angle, corner). See angle.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈæŋ.ju.lɚ/, /-lɑɹ/
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Adjective[edit]

angular (comparative more angular, superlative most angular)

  1. Relating to an angle or angles; having an angle or angles; forming an angle or corner; sharp-cornered; pointed; as in, an angular figure.
    • 2008, Helen Gilhooly, chapter 1, Complete Japanese[1], ISBN 978-0-07-174786-8, page 31:
      In overall appearance, katakana symbols are more angular in shape and hiragana are more rounded. Here are the first five sounds of each script (a, i, u, e, o). Compare these two sets of symbols and see if you can identify these features:
      Hiragana  あ い う え お
      Katakana ア イ ウ エ オ
  2. Measured by an angle; as in, angular distance.
  3. Lean, lank, rawboned.
  4. Ungraceful.
  5. (figuratively) Sharp and stiff in character
    He's remarkably angular in his habits and appearance.
    She is an angular female.

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Noun[edit]

angular (plural angulars)

  1. (anatomy) A bone in the base of the lower jaw of many birds, reptiles, and fishes.

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin angulāris (angular), from angulus (corner; angle), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂engulos.

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Adjective[edit]

angular m, f (plural angulares; comparable)

  1. (geometry) angular (of or relating to angles)
  2. angular (forming an angle)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Ângulo (angle) +‎ -ar.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Paulista) IPA(key): /ɐ̃.gu.ˈla(ɾ)/, /ɐ̃.gu.ˈla(ɹ)/
  • (South Brazil) IPA(key): /ɐ̃.gu.ˈla(ɾ)/, /ɐ̃.gu.ˈla(ɻ)/

Verb[edit]

angular (first-person singular present indicative angulo, past participle angulado)

  1. to bend so it forms an angle
    Angulei meus joelhos.
    I bent my knees.
    Meus joelhos angulam.
    My knees are bent.
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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin angularis.

Adjective[edit]

angular m, f (plural angulares)

  1. angular